Well, its been fun, but I think I'm almost done planning our school year for 2008/2009.
Here is what is on the slate for Ace (6th grade):
Reading: Free Reading 300 minutes per month
Make a book list of books read
Banner in the Sky, James Ullman
Never Cry Wolf, Farley Mowat
Cheaper by the Dozen, Frank B. Gilbreth, Jr.
The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents, Terry Pratchett
Stowaway, Karen Hesse
Agnes the Sheep, William Taylor
Habibi, Naomi Shihab Nye
Halfway to the Sky, Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Language Arts: Intermediate Language Lessons
miscellaneous grammar exercises and book reports
Spelling: Spelling Power 3x per week.
Math: Singapore's New Elementary Math 1, NEM 2
History: Most of the resources we will be finding in Learning Through History Magazine
Unit 1: Renaissance
Unit 2: Feudal Japan
Unit 3: Vikings!
Geography: Trail Guide to World Geography
Unit 1 – Elements - Fizz, Bubble and Flash! Element Explorations and Atom Adventures
Unit 2 – Life Science - The Science of Life, Frank G. Bottone, Jr.
Unit 3 – Solar System/Astronomy - My World Science
Foreign Language: Calvert French
Music: Piano, Practice 20 min/day, lesson 1x week
Art: Hands of a Child Art Appreciation